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Credit card comparison

Our credit card comparison table helps you choose the most appropriate Australian credit card for your needs. Compare credit cards by looking at features like interest free days, annual card fees, interest rates, and rewards or frequent flyer programs.

American Express bundling
Purchases standard variable rate
Cash advances (variable rate)
Cash back (special promotion for a limited time)
Annual card fee (fee may change)
Annual rewards program fee
Interest free days on purchases
Card can be linked to Westpac transaction account
Complimentary overseas travel insurance
Complimentary transit accident insurance cover
Complimentary purchase security insurance
Complimentary extended warranty insurance
Access to Priority Service Line
Free Qantas Frequent Flyer membership on new accounts for a limited time
Free Velocity Frequent Flyer membership
Points earned per dollar spent on eligible purchases6
Points earned per dollar spent on selected Qantas products and services
Points cap - for each statement cycle when using your cards. Bonus points do not count towards the points cap.
Things you should know

Consumer Credit Cards - Conditions of Use (PDF 288KB)

Altitude Terms and Conditions (PDF 2MB)

Westpac Credit Cards Complimentary Insurance Policy (PDF 297KB)

Visit the product page for each credit card to check the terms and conditions, including any rewards terms and conditions (if relevant) that apply.

Credit criteria, fees and charges apply. Offers are not available in conjunction with any special offers that are not listed on www.westpac.com.au. Switches, upgrades or Westpac group staff are ineligible on Westpac issued cards. Offer may be withdrawn or extended at any time.

^Bonus Rewards Points Promotion for Westpac Altitude Cards: The respective bonus points promotion is available when you apply and are approved for a new Altitude Platinum or Altitude Black card between 17th June 2019 and 15th October 2019 and spend the minimum amount of $4,000 on eligible purchases on an Altitude Black card or $3,000 on eligible purchases on an Altitude Platinum card within 90 days from card approval in one or more transactions.
Eligible purchases do not include fees, cash, cash equivalent transactions, payments to the Australian Tax Office, BPAY, BPAY equivalent transaction, refunds and balance transfers debited from the card account. The bonus Altitude Points, Qantas Points or Velocity Points will be added to your points balance within 12 weeks once you meet the eligible spend criteria. Existing Westpac customers who currently hold an Earth Platinum, Earth Platinum Plus, Earth Black, Altitude Platinum or Altitude Black credit card, or who have held one in the last 12 months, are not eligible for this offer. Qantas or Velocity Points earned during a statement cycle are added to your Qantas or Velocity Points balance on a monthly basis.

+Cash back promotion: The cash back offer is available when you apply and are approved for a new Low Rate credit card from 1st August 2019 and 15th October 2019 and spend $800 on eligible purchases within 90 days of card approval. Eligible purchases do not include fees, cash, cash equivalent transactions, payments to the Australian Tax Office, BPAY, refunds and balance transfers debited from the card account. The $250 cashback will be paid as a statement credit to your respective Low Rate credit card account within 60 days of meeting minimum spend criteria. Existing Westpac customers who currently hold a Low Rate credit card, or who have held one in the last 12 months and packaged cards are not eligible for this offer. Cannot be used in conjunction with a balance transfer promotion at card opening.

*Low Fee first year annual card fee waiver: $0 annual card fee in the first year and $0 annual card fee in subsequent years promotion is available when you apply for a new Low Fee or Low Fee Platinum credit card between 3rd April 2019 and midnight 15th October 2019 and spend $5,000 or more on a Low Fee credit card or $10,000 or more on a Low Fee Platinum credit card on purchases in each 12 months from the anniversary date of the first transaction on your account.

6. Rewards Points: The earning and redemption of Altitude Points, Qantas Points and Velocity Points is subject to the Altitude Terms and Conditions. Purchases that are not eligible to earn Rewards Points are set out in the Altitude Terms and Conditions. For example: payments to the Australian Taxation Office, cash advances, BPAY and BPAY equivalent transactions do not earn Reward Points. You do not receive points if your card account is in arrears for 2 consecutive statement cycles and in other circumstances.

Altitude Rewards: You must be a member of the relevant frequent flyer program to redeem Altitude Points for frequent flyer points. The Altitude Rewards Terms and Conditions and the terms and conditions of the relevant frequent flyer program apply. A joining fee may apply. Availability of Reward flights may be limited. For more information on the Altitude Rewards program, visit altituderewards.com.au.

Altitude Velocity: In order to earn and redeem points, you must be a member of the Velocity Frequent Flyer program. An annual $50 Velocity Rewards fee applies for customers who choose to earn Velocity Points through the Altitude Velocity rewards program. 

Altitude Qantas: In order to earn and redeem points, you must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program. An annual $50 Qantas Rewards fee applies for customers who choose to earn Qantas Points through Altitude Qantas rewards program.

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